We have Counsellors located in 6 key overseas regions. They:
The Counsellors advise the Australian Government about key initiatives in their host countries. They also support visiting Australian Ministers and departmental staff and represent us at key engagements and events.
Our Counsellors are based in the Australian Embassy in Beijing.
China is a key partner for Australian industry, resources and science. It is Australia’s largest export destination, mainly due to resources exports. Australia is China’s third highest research co-publication partner behind the US and UK.
Our Counsellor is based in the Australian Embassy and Mission to the European Union in Brussels and in the Australian Embassy in Paris.
Australia’s relationship with Europe is deep-rooted, vast and profound. The European Union (EU) is Australia's:
Australia and the EU also have a convergence of views on many global economic issues. We cooperate in promoting international prosperity in a range of forums, including the OECD.
Kris McCoy – Paris
Phone +33 01 40 56 33 16
Our Counsellor will be based in the Australia High Commission in New Delhi from September 2021.
India is an important strategic partner to Australia in science, critical technology, space, critical minerals, resources and energy. India is Australia’s eighth largest trading partner and a critical market for our coal, copper, natural gas and mining services. Export opportunities for Australia are growing as India looks to:
Our Counsellor is based in the Australian Embassy in Tokyo.
Japan is Australia’s largest export destination for energy resources. They are the largest Asian investor in Australian resources projects. Japan is also a key partner for Australian industry and science.
Our Minister-Counsellor for industry, science and education is based in the Australian Embassy in Washington DC.
Australia and North America have a long history of close cooperation and collaboration. This has been embodied in the United States (US) through the 100 years of Mateship Campaign. The US, Canada and Australia share many similar policy challenges and are important partners.
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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